IN-POWER:Concentrated Solar Power Architectures

Objectives:


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· Higher reflectance
· Tailored shapes
· Robust glass-free mirrors
· Light mirrors support

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· Reduce 4 times the land use compared to current parabolic through collector
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· High absorber
· Coating for vacuum free receivers

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· Increase 3 times standard thermal storage capacity by novel materials
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· Bring levelised cost of electricity below 0.10€/KWH beyond 2020

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Developing Holistic Materials and Innovative Manufacturing Processes:


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    High reflectance, tailored shapes, self-healing and anti-soiling coated, light glass-free smart mirrors

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    Optimized and lighter mirror support structure

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    High-operational-temperature absorber coating in new vacuum-free-designed receiver


IN-POWER aims at developing and integrating new innovative material solutions into concentrated solar technology to increase the efficiency while simultaneously decreasing the energy production cost.

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